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The number of women employed in mine action remained small but international operators deployed some women in NTS and risk education roles and the extension request states “there is no objection to including more women.” The extent and role of women in mine action in DFA-controlled areas is not known. [...] mineactionreview.org 380 YEMEN The DFA revoked the visa of UNDP’s Senior Technical personnel to conduct survey, clearance, and EOD.30 The first Adviser in 2021 limiting the programme’s ability to phase of the Emergency Project ended in September 2021 support mine action in the north. [...] The UN was YEMAC for two decades but in 2022 faced reduced funding considering a proposal to support payment of salaries to and was planning to end its current project in Yemen by the 15 critical posts in both YEMAC-IRG and YEMAC-DFA but it end of 2023.28 The UN informed YEMAC-IRG in June 2023 that recommended that donors channel future funding directly funding would cease at the end of the month.. [...] 381 Clearing the Mines 2023 STATES PARTIES GENDER AND DIVERSITY YEMAC-IRG said the inclusion of women in mine action was a engage in IED disposal operations with the Directorate of priority in 2021 and, in Yemen’s Article 5 deadline extension Family Protection, and 10 women were trained in NTS.42 request submitted by the IRG in March 2022, it repeated that this was the position of both YEMAC and Y. [...] The government transferred responsibility extent, location, and type of all explosive ordnance hazards, for visas from MOPIC to the Ministry of Interior in October and thus a priority, along with building the capacity and 2021 resulting in longer delays that continued into 2022, resources of the mine action sector for survey and clearance.